News Briefs 03-05-2012

Minnesota here I come!

  • The Voynich manuscript was discovered in 1912. Let's celebrate 100 years of cluelessness.
  • Cosmic Noms: Black hole caught eating a star.
  • Planets are for N00bs! Amateur astronomers scour the skies to catch a glimpse of spy satellites.
  • At last! Binnall of America's Season 7 begins --with its traditional premiere guest, parapolitical expert extraordinaire Jim Marrs
  • The doctors who worked so frantically the day JFK was assassinated are growing old and dying --blame the lone reaper.
  • How to hide secrets in a porn video the Al Qaeda way --and no, I don't mean that old shoe box you think nobody has found in your closet.
  • California treasure hunter claims he's found Osama's body. Of all the mysteries the oceans keep hidden under their waters...
  • Glass pyramids submerged in the Bermuda Triangle? Probably built by an Atlantean Liberace.
  • 17 'lost' cities that you can still visit --if you don't get lost yourself, that is.
  • Results may vary: Woman who claimed to only eat light found starved to death.
  • If you want to stop the mental health industry from medicalizing problems that aren't medical, join Occupy the APA next Saturday.
  • Is Nessie a monster or a ghost? Now that would make an interesting script for Ghostbusters 3.
  • If you think Tyrannosaurs were scary, imagine the dino-fleas that sucked them dry of blood.
  • Muggles rejoice: Harry Potter inspires device that literally spells out what blood type you are.
  • "A tiger? In Africa Ohio?": More tigers in the US backyards than in wild globally.
  • Red pill of the day: Missiles could be stationed on rooftops during London Olympics. It could make for a rather innovative method to light the cauldron --just sayin'...

Thanks to Rick & Susan.

Quote of the Day:

"The outrageous is the reasonable, if introduced politely. "

~Charles Fort.

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Inannawhimsey's picture
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Charles Fort, another aspect of the Eternal Champion*, now out of a job because the Co(s)mic Balance has been gacked, lives!

* many other names as well, perhaps rpj and Lazarus Long too...

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All that lives is holy, life delights in life.

--William Blake

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But I really wouldn't presume in comparing me with Fort. He's the patron saint of us all, and now that John Cusack made a big mess portraying Poe, perhaps some Hollywood exec will read my mind and get Paul Giamatti to play the part of uncle Charles ;)

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

Red Pill Junkie
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Inannawhimsey's picture
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See video

See video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lc-vINJmh...

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All that lives is holy, life delights in life.

--William Blake